Talent is timeless! Afternoon at the Movies during Seniors Month stars celebrated actors in their golden years.
All movies are shown in Centennial Hall. Bring a friend or come by yourself for an enjoyable afternoon watching a great film on the big screen. No need to register, but please plan to arrive 15 minutes before showtime.
About The Bookshop
With Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer; 2017, 1h 53m, PG
England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book-loving widower (Bill Nighy). As Florence’s obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one? (Kanopy)
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s acclaimed novel and directed by Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive), The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.
Borrow The Bookshop from our collection
Planning Your Visit
We can help make your program experience comfortable and enjoyable. Please tell us how we can meet your needs, ideally a few days before your visit.
Please contact David at 905.639.3611 extension 1211, if you wish to use the Hearing Assist System or would like accommodated seating during the screening.